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TMBA481: Our Favorite Books of the Past 12 Months

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On this week's episode, we are continuing one of Dan and Ian's favorite traditions on the podcast.

Today we are talking about books, and in particular our favorite books that we have read in the past year.

Last year, we invited our good friend and talented author Kyla Gardner to the show to talk about books with us.

We had so much fun with that episode that we asked her to return this week. On today's podcast, Dan and Kyla are sharing their five favorite reads of 2019.

This conversation also details how some of our reading habits have changed since last year, why Kyla has started writing fiction, and much more.

TMBA480: Thoughts on Funding Options for Bootstrappers with Rob Walling

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Podcast 55:44 | Download | Stitcher | iTunes | Comment A few weeks ago, Dan and Ian had a conversation on this podcast where they shared some of their feelings about venture capital. This is an important topic to a lot of entrepreneurs, and it's one that we plan to cover a lot more throughout 2019. Some of...

TMBA479: Quitting Social Media – “The ‘Walled Garden’ Experiment Is a Big Failure”

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Podcast 53:36 | Download | Stitcher | iTunes | Comment On today's episode, Dan and Ian are delighted to welcome one of their favorite authors back to the show. Cal Newport is a Computer Science professor, who has spent his career writing about the intersection of technology and culture in the contemporary digital age. Cal joins us this...

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What are Your Favorite Job Interview Questions?

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As a team we've been doing tons of interviews in our efforts to match remote professionals with great companies over at Dynamite Jobs. We're exploring ways to ask more elegant and efficient questions. What can you ask someone that reveals the most about their potential in a job? Recently, I asked Kean Graham, founder of Monetize...

Do you Need to Quit Your Job to Build a Successful Business?

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We get a lot of emails from readers of this blog (Dan@TropicalMBA.com). This week I thought I’d respond to some here. Feel free to write us if you have questions you'd like to see written about. Today's topics include making money from writing, digital nomad documentaries, starting productized services, and remote jobs. Hi Dan, I...

The Charisma Trap – One Way Entrepreneurs Screw Up Hiring Remote Employees

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A few days ago, a customer of Dynamite Jobs called me seeking advice. On his desk he had two resumes and a dilemma. “Both of my options seem good,” he said, “but I can't decide who to choose." He went on to describe the candidates: "Candidate number one could be plugged into the job and...

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